27th JUNE ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

June 27th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1950 : Truman ordered U.S. forces to Korea : President Harry S. Truman announced that he was ordering U.S. air and naval forces to South Korea to aid the democratic nation in repulsing an invasion by communist North Korea. The United States was undertaking the major military operation to enforce a United Nations resolution to end hostilities, and stem the spread of communism in Asia. In addition to ordering U.S. forces to Korea, Truman deployed the U.S. 7th Fleet to Formosa (Taiwan) to guard against invasion by communist China, and ordered an acceleration of military aid to French forces fighting communist guerrillas in Vietnam.  | & more about history on this day in the video…